Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Tertiary qualification in Finance/Accounting
  • Good at mathematics and/or accounting
  • Time management and deadline driven
  • Logical and organized
  • Methodical and confident
  • Able to handle difficult, non-paying customers with diplomacy
  • Accurate and focus on details
  • IT literacy in terms of accounting softwares
  • Must be a team player.
  • Ability to handle pressure

Tasks:

  • Maintain routine and accurate bookkeeping
  • Keep records of payments made
  • Determine which accounts are overdue
  • Contact companies who owe money in writing or by telephone to recover the outstanding balance
  • Make follow-up calls
  • In non-payment cases, make the decision to ‘hand over’ to lawyers for collection
  • Monitor and validate all invoices prepare a debtor report and submit to Finance Officer on a monthly basis hand over completed documentation for approval and authorization
  • Legal assistance to the Finance Manager and HR Manager. Monitor and validate all legal obligation forms
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system; Maintain the computerized accounting system and financial files and records; maintain the accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all funds.
  • Petty cash: Receiving petty cash vouchers and reconciling petty cash vouchers